Map. History of Syria conflict

21 September 2018
Heavy clashes right between the Rebels and SAA and allies militants at Taqissis village. Southern Hama countryside
5 month ago
Artillery shelling targeting the perimeter of the Qubbat Al Kurdi village in South Hama
Aftermath ground and aerial bombardment targeting besieged Yarmouk Camp. South Damascus countryside
5 month ago
Occupied south Ossetia invited Bashar al Assad to visit Tskhinvali after South Ossetia's "president" met with Syrian economy minister in Yalta.
OliveBranch: 1st border crossing between Turkey and Afrin under preparation near Hamam. Syria.5 month ago
OliveBranch: 1st border crossing between Turkey and Afrin under preparation near Hamam. Syria.
Displaced Syrians from the town of Dumayr brought to opposition-held areas in northern Syria.
Displaced Syrians from the town of Dumayr brought to opposition-held areas in northern Syria.
The Turkish army's artillery targets YPG militia sites in Tel Rifat.
Southern Damascus: Until now, approximately 40 airstrikes, 10 barrel bombs, dozens of missiles and artillery shelling, targeting the areas controlled by isis south of damascus, in addition to intermittent clashes.
S. Damascus: UR-77 Meteorit also used today vs ISIS in Qadam district, creating massive explosion.
U.S. has credible information that Russia and Syria trying to deny and delay access to chemical weapons attack site by OPCW inspectors; says countries trying to 'sanitize' site - State Department
Israeli Air Force G550 Eitam AEW 537 4X980  41,000ft over the eastern Med5 month ago
Israeli Air Force G550 Eitam AEW 537 4X980 41,000ft over the eastern Med
Ship of Interest: Coming from Novorossiysk very heavy, Russia flag RoRo Sparta II transits Mediterranean-bound Bosphorus en route to Tartus Syria carrying military cargo for Oboronlogistika.5 month ago
Ship of Interest: Coming from Novorossiysk very heavy, Russia flag RoRo Sparta II transits Mediterranean-bound Bosphorus en route to Tartus Syria carrying military cargo for Oboronlogistika.
Acc. to pro-Assad military sources offensive also aims to expel HTS from Yarmouk Camp in S. Damascus.
@obretix: Geolocated Iraqi Air Force airstrike in Hajin, Syria
Local council was established in the city of Jinderes
Government is also bombarding N. section (HTS-held) of Yarmouk Camp S. of Damascus.
S. Damascus: huge night bombardment on ISIS-held areas (airstrikes and waves of IRAM rockets).
First video showing clashes tonight between pro-Assad Palestinians (Free Palestine Movement) and ISIS in Yarmouk Camp in South Damascus.
S. Damascus: drone view showing extent of ISIS-held areas currently bombed following government offensive.
Deir Ezzor: Sounds of explosions clearly heard in eastern countryside from al Bokamal city
[email protected] Director LT. Gen. McKenzie on Syria's chemical weapons post strike: "They do retain a residual capability. It is probably spread throughout the country at a variety of sites. It will be hard for them to continue centralized RandD, that facility not existing"
Syrian Arab Army preemptive shelling on IS pocket south of Damascus after Russian attempt to negotiate their evacuation to Eastern Syria failed
Intensive missile strikes on Al Hajar Al Aswad district of Damascus
Footage of Iraq's Air Force flattening a Da'ish building in Syria, earlier today
An agreement has been reached for evacuation and settlement for the entire East Qalamoun pocket
Raids of the Russian aviation on ISIS areas in South Damascus
Dead and wounded as result among civilians of Russian air raids on Yarmouk camp in South Damascus
As the deal to evacuate ISIL out of Yarmouk south of Damascus seems to fall apart SAA goes on the offensive by shelling militants held districts south of the capital.
Pentagon: 2 Russian frigates were close to USS Donald Cook in E Med, but never threatened American warship, U.S. jets were overhead throughout allied missile strike, Lt. Gen. McKenzie says
Massive blasts rocking capital as SyAF and government artillery are intensively pounding ISIS districts. government trying to enter Yarmouk Camp sparking intense clashes.
"Russian air defenses were energized, they were scanning. They had a mainstay air defense aircraft up" @thejointstaff's LtGen McKenzie says of combined strike on Syria chem weapons sites "They did not choose to engage"
Russia's behavior during the US, UK, France airstrikes in relation to the USS Donald Cook were "professional" says @thejointstaff's LtGen McKenzie
US JASSM missiles fired at Syria chem weapons sites "were standard JASSMs" and not the newer ERs, confirms LtGen McKenzie "I misspoke when I gave that information the first time"
"We believe there was probably some chlorine and some sarin at possibly all of the sites" says @thejointstaff's LtGen McKenzie on Syria attack, but admits without direct access "that will likely be an open question"
"We know empirically in fact none did escape" says LtGen McKezine, citing no deaths around the Syrian chemical weapons sites targeted by US, UK France
"The secretary is perfectly comfortable with the options he provided" to @POTUS, per @ChiefPentSpox, calling Syria mission successful
@ChiefPentSpox: As expected, Russia immediately began a misinformation campaign to sow doubt and confusion to hide its complicity. Russia falsely claimed Syria air defense shot down a significant number of missiles when in fact, all of our missiles hit their targets
@ChiefPentSpox: The Russian manufactured air defense systems were totally ineffective. Russia and the Assad government demonstrated the ineffectiveness of their systems, again, 2 days later when those systems engage accidentally
@ChiefPentSpox: We have seen no indication the Assad government is prepared to launch another chemical weapons attack. However, we remain vigilant. Assad must know the world will not tolerate the use of chemical weapons under any circumstances
@ChiefPentSpox: The strike last Friday was separate and distinct from our mission in Syria - which remains the complete annihilation of ISIS
@ChiefPentSpox: Our strikes last Friday were successful in degrading Syria's chemical weapons research and storage facilities - without a single report of a civilian casualty. This is a testament to the professionalism and precision of the US, UK and French forces that carried out this mission
Yarmouk Camp : the negotiators of IS who left the camp with Russian mediation to discuss the details of the exit road, have returned. IS has put new condition which complicated the operation and the dialogue
[email protected]: "US Air Force F-22 Raptors played an integral role in protecting ground forces during and after the multinational strikes against Syrian chemical weapons production facilities on the morning of April 14"
Iraq, Iran, Syria and Russia، the joint intelligence-sharing headquarters in Baghdad today.
USAF RC135W 62-4134 at 29,500ft tracking west of Lebanon5 month ago
USAF RC135W 62-4134 at 29,500ft tracking west of Lebanon
Syrian rebel faction "Shabab al-Sunnah" announces capturing and killing "a group of Hezbollah fighters" on outskirts o town of Busra al-Sham, in southern Syria
Pro-government sites: there are wounded by rockets in the vicinity of the town of Jibla in the countryside of Lattakia
IS has launched its largest offensive operations against Mayadeen city in Deir Ezzor, held by the pro-Asad coalition, the former administrative hub of "Wilayat al-Khayr".
Explosions inside Hmaiymin airbase this moment, ambulance sirens all over the place and alert among Russian security forces. Southeast Latakia countryside
Hayat Tahrir a-Sham (Nusra) responded by opening fire to disperse the protesters and reportedly dispatched a convoy of its gunmen to the town as reinforcement
Protest in Sarmada, Idlib today, against Hayat Tahrir a-Sham jihadists. "Sarmada is free, free, Haya', get out"
Iraqi jets bombed ISIS outside al-Shaddi, Syria near the Iraq-Syria border Thursday. The strike was approved by Iraqi PM Haider Al Abadi: U.S.-led coalition statement
5 month ago
Russian MFA spokeswoman claims that Russian military in Douma found smoke grenades made in Salisbury, UK
Putin discussed with the Security Council the situation in Syria after strike of Western states5 month ago
Putin discussed with the Security Council the situation in Syria after strike of Western states
We also addressed the situation in Syria. We cannot accept the normalisation of the use of chemical weapons. We condemn their use and do everything we can to ensure that the international ban is upheld – @jensstoltenberg with Dutch PM
East Qalamoun rebels surrender after army advance today Damascus
Syrian Arab Army and allies has isolated Ruhaybah town from Opp-held pocket in East Qalamoun after taking control of Tell Kharzounah and Ard al-Masilha
At least five civilians were killed and many more were injured after a US-led coalition struck the Syrian town of Hasakah on Wednesday, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights
5 month ago
E. Syria: for 1st time since months ISIS claims an attack on government barracks N. of T-3 Station (E. of Palmyra) with casualties, destruction of 122 mm gun and spoils captured.
5 month ago
Russia deputy FM Mikhail Bogdanov, who is also Vladimir Putin's special envoy for the Middle East, just said that the next round of Astana talks will be held on May 15
White Helmets teams rushed to assist 2 children who were injured as a result of an explosion from an undetonated cluster bomb left behind from previous airstrikes in Hayan village, northern countryside of Aleppo
Iraqi F-16 hit ISIS targets in Syria in support of government forces
NW. Daraa: Rebels managed to take back positions seized earlier by ISIS on Sheikh Saad front and nearby checkpoints.
Chinese President Xi Jinping tells British Prime Minister Theresa May over phone alleged chemical attack in Syria needs comprehensive, just, objective probe
The air strikes which targeted ISIS positions inside Syria, carried out in coordination with Damascus - Iraqi Army
5 month ago
Turkey's President Erdogan tells Chinese President Xi that Ankara is against the use of chemical weapons and that tension in Syria should not be escalated
Syrian state media: Hundreds of rebels hand over weapons, start leaving another town northeast of Damascus
Iraqi warplanes bombarding ISIS positions inside Syria.
5 month ago
Moscow accuses Syrian opposition of blocking UN inspectors from entering Douma
5 month ago
RIA news agency reports Russia's deputy foreign minister says Syrian rebels are preventing chemical weapons inspectors from accessing Douma in Syria
A demonstration demanding the release of the Tahrir sham from Sarmada city north of Idlib
Syria Today, Isis militants destroyed another SAA outpost.
A mass grave containing the bodies of dozens of Syrian soldiers has been found in Raqqa, troops killed by ISIS couple of years ago.
SAA and allied militants positioned at al-Halifaiyah checkpoint shelled heavy artillery targeting Hasraiyah village, unknown casualties among civilians so far. Northwest Hama countryside
At least five civilians were shot and wounded by HTS in Sarmada
Jaysh al Islam leaving Dumayr
Hasakah: At least 11 prisoners were killed in a security prison of ISIS in Abu Hamdha village in southern countryside after being targeted by helicopters of coalition during a landing operation yesterday
Yarmouk: Some reports said 1200 fighters and their families agreed already to depart the Palestinian camp to some where near Palmira where IS still control parts of the desert.
Buses entered the city of Dumayr to relocate rebels and their families to Jarabulus
Video of underground tunnel under Douma
SAA 4th Division IRAM Jolan-1000 mounted on a T-72 chassis. Every rocket weighs 500kg
E. Ghouta: several anti-tank missiles (ATGM|s) found in Jaish Islam cache in Douma, including Fagot, MILAN and Konkurs.
FSA regained control over Maskan, Jalin towns and several points inside Sheikh Saad, clashes ongoing against Daesh. West Daraa countryside
5 month ago
Report: Top Russian, NATO generals to discuss Syria, Europe in Baku
Artillery bombardment on Al Lataminah city in North Hama
Artillery bombardment on Al Lataminah city in North Hama
Pro- Syria govt media: ISIL given 48 hours to agree to withdraw from an enclave they control south of Damascus or else face military operation to end their presence; the enclave is centered around Yarmouk and Hajar al Aswad area
ISIS on Wednesday launched a surprise attack southeast of Syria's Deir al-Zor Province, killing over a dozen Syrian government forces.
Video: retreat of pro-Assad forces during clashes with rebels in Hama-Homs pocket5 month ago
Video: retreat of pro-Assad forces during clashes with rebels in Hama-Homs pocket
Civil Defense: 6 civilians killed by aerial bombardment and intensive artillery shelling on Al-Ruhaybah in Eastern Qalamoun
Turkish-backed FSA forces inside Syria creation newly military council (Raqqa Military council) to expel YPG From Raqqa province.
5 month ago
Mattis rejects NYT story he wanted congressional authority to strike in Syria: "I have no idea where that story came from. I found nothing in it that I could recall from my own last week's activities," Mattis tells reporters
Russia has begun to ship the S-300 to the Syrian government
ANHA: security forces arrested a group (not yet known), who carried out an assassination of Omar Aloush, with a quantity of money. this group received the funds and instructions from the Turkish intelligence to carry out the assassination of Allosh
Kurdish Forces (YPG) have captured Mohammed Haydar Zammar, a German national of Syrian origin who served as an al Qaeda recruiter for the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on New York and Washington. He joined ISIS in his later years.
N. Homs: in parallel to NDF-SSNP Offensive, Opposition and Russian delegations are still meeting. But both seek same objective: reconciliation of de-escalation zone with government.5 month ago
N. Homs: in parallel to NDF-SSNP Offensive, Opposition and Russian delegations are still meeting. But both seek same objective: "reconciliation" of de-escalation zone with government.
Images of U.S base in Manbij countryside.
OPCW weapons watchdog chief says he does 'not know when' inspectors can deploy to Syria's Douma
Harakat al-Qiyam militants killed 3 YPG-SDF members near Manbij. The activity of this group is heavily rising.
Though strikes against ISIS continue: on Monday the US-led Coalition conducted 2 strikes against ISIS fighters and equipment near Abu Kamal and Al Shadaddi, Syria. On Tuesday the coalition conducted 3 strikes near Abu Kamal, destroying an ISIS HQ and an ISIS Vehicle Borne IED factory
E. Daraa: Rebels eliminated a government group which tried to advance near Bosra. Commander of Fuah-Kefraya Brig. aka Syrian Hezbollah are among those killed.
Eastern Damascus: intimidation maneuver by SyAF (very low flying Mig-23) over town of Rubaybah. Clashes erupted on same front few ago.
5 month ago
Russian Ministry of Defense denied Ukrainian Security service information about using cruiser Varyag to transport PMC Wagner mercenaries to Syria
Government forces are trying to break into the area of ​​Al-Kharawba in the eastern Qalamoun
Russia intensified its Pantsir-S deployment in Syria. At the Khmeimim AB there are 6 TELARs and 3 loader. 2 TELAR at the northern part and 4 at the southern part of the base. At Tartus there are 3 TELARs just north of the harbor and one at the pier. Thats a total of 10 TELs
British official: No time has been set for the OPCW inspectors to enter Douma
Some vehicles and weapons handed over by Rebels to government in town of Dumeir in return for departure of ~5,000 residents. Head of committee which led negotiations assassinated few hours after deal.
5 month ago
Rebels announced heavy casualties inflicted to pro-Assad forces in clashes at Quabbat al Kurdi in Hama-Homs pocket
5 month ago
Report: Russia's Lavrov to hold talks with U.N. Syria envoy on Friday
Belgian companies exported 96 tons of isopropanol to Syria between 2014 and 2016, in defiance of EU sanctions
Head of the OPCW says the UN security team has been shot at in Douma in Syria
5 month ago
Civilians Wounded By A Raid of Russian Airforce on Al Mustarihah in Western Hama
Ukrainian Security service detained Russian citizen, who participated in Syrian campaign, and witnessed about PMC Wagner5 month ago
Ukrainian Security service detained Russian citizen, who participated in Syrian campaign, and witnessed about PMC Wagner
Ukrainian Security service detained Russian citizen, who participated in Syrian campaign, and witnessed about PMC Wagner
Tunisian Guardsmen in Kasserine have arrested 4 Syrian refugees for clandestinely crossing into the country from Algeria. Since September 2017, 22 groups of Syrian refugees, 203 people, have been arrested for illegal entry in Kasserine and Gafsa.
Egypt's FM Sameh Shokry announced, Egypt will not send any troops to Syria .
5 month ago
Report: Russia's Lavrov to hold talks with U.N. Syria envoy on Friday
Not only has Russia delayed OPCW inspectors from accessing Douma, it has deployed North Caucasian military police to seize samples from any doctors in the area. Syrian doctors have had their families threatened if they speak to journalists.
A child was injured in clashes between the JTS and HTS in Ahsem town in Idlib province
Hezbollah-linked media releases video of 500 Syrians who are to be transferred from Majdel Anjar in Lebanon to Beit Jinn in Syria
Details about the (alleged) Israeli attack on the T4 base: the target was an advanced Iranian air defense system that just arrived from Tehran and a hanger used to house Iranian drones. The attack was coordinated with @realDonaldTrump - @WSJ5 month ago
Details about the (alleged) Israeli attack on the T4 base: the target was an advanced Iranian air defense system that just arrived from Tehran and a hanger used to house Iranian drones. The attack was coordinated with @realDonaldTrump - @WSJ
Deployment of chemical weapon inspectors delayed after gunfire at site of Douma attack: Reuters reports, quoting unnamed sources
After midnight, 1 civilian was killed and 3 others injured, after 3 air raids targeted a popular market in Kafra Nabl city in Idlib countryside. White Helmets teams worked to help the wounded, and continue the rescue operation.
OPCW experts unlikely to enter Douma on Wednesday
5 month ago
Putin still wants to make a deal with Donald Trump, even after sanctions and Syria
Tusk: Nowhere must the use of chemical weapons become normalised, or without consequences. US, UK and France airstrikes in Syria were necessary and proportionate to deter future use. Russia and Iran should stop playing games and engage in finding peaceful solution
The Turkish army berms seen from the Manbij Military Council frontline.
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